Archive for January, 2014

TWENTY16 Pro Cycling Rises Again

Twenty16
You might notice a theme related to cycling of late. We recently shared some insights into the cyclo-cross world championships. If you follow us on Twitter you know that one of our favorite things to do is find interesting news about cycling and share it with the world, whether...

Paul’s Hat Works The Customizablog

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If you were a Galapagos Tortoise — or, if you’re not a shell type of person, you can be a Rougheye Rockneck, but not much else in this scenario; bear with us, we need you to be older than 100 —  and you stopped paying attention to the world...

Bootstrapping to a Strong Brand

Jimmy Breslin, the legendary New York columnist, once said, “If you don’t toot your own horn, there is no music.” Or was it Guy Kawasaki? Or maybe, Damon Runyan? Actually, hold on… We’re receiving information that it was… Wait for it… some dude named Gil Garrity from Iowa? Whatever....

Choose Your Watch

Choosing your watch
One of the benefits of Modify is the incredible choice. Ashil, our Creative Director, is, um, creative. So we have a LOT of product options. We’re kind of like Bob Ross. Except with really, really, ridiculously cool watches. Now, you want to be a fashionista, but you don’t want to...

Cyclo-Cross World Championships – 2014 Edition

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We’re less than one week away from the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships. They’re taking place in Hoogerheide, Netherlands from January 30th (practice) through February 2nd. That’s pre-tty far from San Francisco (even as the crow flies). Modify has a pretty fun relationship with cycling. We were chosen to create...

Custom Watch. *The* Way to Let People Know You’re the Boss

Custom-Watch
Custom watches are in, but they’re kind of expensive. I tried to call Jacob the Jeweler, but that guy isn’t even listed in the Yellow Pages. [By the way, I LOVE the Yellow Pages. They’re the pinnacle of delivering on a brand promise, with so many yellow pages. I...

The Greatest Watch in the History of Watches

1923 World Series
BREAKING NEWS: The Greatest Watch in the History of Watches has surfaced, and it’s coming to auction. And no, that first sentence contained no capitalization typos; proper nouns require capitalization. The watch is none other than Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series championship pocket watch, and basically nothing after the...

Share A Slider

If you own a Mod, then you probably already know all about sliders. Sliders are the small silicone loops that come with your strap to hold in the excess band when you wear your Mod.  Or, at least that USED to be what they were used for. Thanks to...

Trumaker, A Perfect Fit for the Customizablog

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If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture. — Benjamin Franklin, Sartorially Misguided Amazing American* Benjamin Franklin was very good at a lot of things — the violin, the harp, listing stuff, oceanography, flying kites in storms — and he was fan-freaking-tastic...

Host a Modify Watches Selling Party

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ModiFamily member Abby Hoy hosted a Modify Selling Party in Wabash Indiana last year. It was a HUGE success and Abby was kind enough to write about her experience and offer advice for any future Selling Party hosts. When I agreed to be the guinea pig for a Modify...

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